In class we were each given a presentation topic from our main textbook. My group was given an excerpt from Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, with the task of explaining our section to the rest of the class. As a marine science major, I have been introduced to Carson’s Silent Spring, but I learned that many… Continue reading My hero: Rachel Carson
In class we have discussed Lester Brown’s book Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization. In it, Brown discusses ways that we can help make the planet more livable and sustainable – from building better cities, to growing more food and dealing with climate change. In my time at FGCU, I have taken a class… Continue reading Green space? Who needs green space?
When I signed up for this course, I was pretty much prepared to be bored the whole time. I had heard bits and pieces from my friends who’d taken the class, but their reviews left a lot to be desired. I was told to take the class during the summer because it would be drier… Continue reading Was it worth it?
The Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization (ECHO) is a non-profit organization that works to teach people around the world about small farming and sustainability. Their global education farm is located in Fort Myers, but they have three other impact centers around the world – Arusha in Tanzania, Ouagadougou in Ethiopia, and Bangkok in Thailand. (A map… Continue reading But why is the food always gone?